New Home Ball

Introducing the Inaugural
New Home Ball

Our Ball Program is now Live; See Below!

November 16, 2019
most dances will have a walk-through
afternoon practice: 1:30 - 4:00 pm
ball: 7:00 - 11:00 pm
at the Orange Town Hall
6 Prospect St (corner of North Main & Prospect), Orange, MA

Dance Leaders:
Joanna Reiner Wilkinson & Brad Foster

Eric Martin
, violin & viola
Rachel Bell, accordion
Karen Axelrod, piano

Sound: Bob Mills

Ball Co-chairs: Karen Axelrod & Brad Foster
Ball Committee: co-chairs, plus Rachel Diamondstone, Susan Leuchter, Sarah Pilzer

Ball Program (uploaded 8/30/19): 

  • Apollo's Hunt [Gary Roodman; Even Odder Calc. Fig.] <video>
  • Bar a Bar [rec. Fried Herman; The Naked Truth] <video>
  • Bel Canto [Susan Kevra; unpublished] <video>
  • Bloomsberry Market [rec. Andrew Shaw; Farnicle Huggy] <video>
  • Cadgers' Caper [Gary Roodman; Sum Further Calc. Fig.] <video>
  • The Dancing Wife [Gary Roodman; Additional Calc. Fig.] <video>
  • The Farmer's Joy [Joseph Pimentel; The Goldcrest Collection] <video>
  • The Haymakers [rec. G. Fogg & R. Jackson; A Choice Collection (Neal), adapted] <video>
  • Hudson Barn [J. Schwab & C. Hammond; Hudson Barn] <video>
  • King's Maggot [rec. Andrew Shaw; Elephant Stairs] <video>
  • Leather Lake House [rec. Fried Herman; The Naked Truth] <video> {first dance in series}
  • Maiden Lane [rec. Cecil Sharp; The Country Dance Book 3] <video>
  • * Mayfair [Colin Hume; New Dances From Old] <video>
  • A New Leaf [B. Friendly & C. Sackett; Impropriety 6] <video>
  • Quite Carried Away [Pat Shaw; Pat Shaw's Pinewoods, adapted to 4 couple set] <video>
  • Revelations [Jenna Simpson; unpublished] <video>
  • * Step Stately [rec. Cecil Sharp; The Country Dance Book 4] <video>
  • Whately Barn [Gary Roodman; Prime Calculated Figures] <video>

* For Those Who Know
Ball notes are being finished; we'll make them available here when they are done.


We have a beautiful hall, great music and wonderful callers. All we need now is You!

For registrations please make checks for $40 per person ($45 after October 5th) payable to Amherst Area English Country Dancers and mail to Karen Axelrod, 46 Harrison Avenue, Northampton, MA 01060; please send with filled out registration form (see below).

Click here to download the flier and registration form.

For more information contact:
KarenAxelrod (at)
FosterBradR (at)

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